Patterns of School Enrolment and Retention Before and After the Free Quality School Education Policy in Sierra Leone

This policy brief compares the school enrolment and retention before and after the Free Quality School Education Policy in Sierra Leone, using a variety of data sources and reports. The brief discusses the economic and human development context and country context of girls’ education. The paper extensively examines the out of school situation and the major education interventions by the government and non-governmental organisations in addressing it.

Best Practices in Primary Education for Improving Retention, Reducing Dropout and Enhancing Learning Outcomes in Extreme Poverty and Rural Areas of Ghana

This policy brief explores best practices for improving retention, reducing dropout and enhancing learning outcomes in extreme poverty and rural areas of Ghana. The evidence shows that there are several best practices, within the context of student- and teacher-level interventions, that the government can adopt to address the out of school children situation leading to enhanced levels of participation, retention, and learning outcomes.

Ukrainian Refugees with Disabilities and Multilingual Education in Moldova, with Ludmila Malcoci

This episode of the KIX EAP Podcast, hosted by Ryan Allen, Assistant Professor, Chapman University (USA), features Dr. Ludmila Malcoci, the Executive Director of Keystone Moldova and Regional Director (Central and Eastern Europe) of Keystone Human Services International. In the podcast, Dr.

Synthesis note of KIX EAP learning cycle 2: Equitable Access to Education with Geospatial Data

NORRAG and the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) organised the KIX EAP Learning Cycle on the Equitable Access to Education with Geospatial Data course. This professional development course enabled participants to apply basic mapping techniques using QGIS, a geographic information system (GIS). This course was aimed at understanding the geospatial dimensions of education planning and management, with a specific focus on equitable access to education. National experts from 21 countries in Europe, Asia, and the Pacific were eligible for the course.

Education Policy Innovation Conference (EPIC) Event Report

Organised by the KIX Europe I Asia I Pacific Hub on 7, 14, 21, 28 October 2021, the first Education, Policy, and Innovation Conference aimed to create a forum for intensifying dialogue between researchers, policymakers, and practitioners from Caucasus, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and beyond.

Synthesis note of KIX EAP learning cycle 1 feasibility studies on scaling innovations

This paper synthesises six of the insightful case studies related to successful education innovations. It illustrates the complex interaction between innovations and context, as well as deriving universal recommendations for scaling beyond the national context. The following questions are addressed:

  • What innovative elements were successful and which enabling factors contributed to the success?
  • How can innovative elements be scaled according to depth, sustainability, spread and ownership?

KIX Education Policy Innovation Conference (EPIC) Day 4

The final day of the KIX EAP Education Policy Innovation Conference (EPIC) on the topic of Teaching Quality and Learning was held on 28th October 2021. The keynote address was delivered by Freda Wolfenden, Professor of Education, and International Development at Open University.

KIX Education Policy Innovation Conference (EPIC) Day 3

On 21 October 2021, the third day of the KIX Education Policy Innovation Conference (EPIC) focused on Educational Assessment. Dr. Isak Froumin, Professor and Academic Director of the Institute of Education of the Higher School of Economics National Research University, Moscow, delivered the keynote address titled ‘Contemporary educational outcomes: what to assess’.

WHERE KIX WORKS

KIX brings together 70 low- and middle-income countries that are partners of the Global Partnership for Education to identify common policy challenges and facilitate knowledge sharing and evidence building. KIX currently funds 36 projects across these 70 countries. Click through the countries in the map to learn about the work that is being done in each country.

 
 

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KIX is designed to be shaped by the demand from national education systems and respond to their principal policy and programming challenges. KIX both funds research and facilitates knowledge sharing among country stakeholders to enhance their education systems using relevant evidence and actionable research.

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Isaac*, an 8-year-old boy, began attending a home-based early learning centre in Buikwe district of Uganda when he could barely sit or walk. He…

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Education is crucial for the cultivation of successful individuals, healthy communities, robust societies, strong economies, and healing the…

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Provision of quality, inclusive, and equitable education remains one of the biggest challenges for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Two…

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In the most challenging educational contexts, some schools outperform others despite similar contexts and levels of…
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This brochure, on the first two years of the KIX Initiative in the Europe – Asia – Pacific region, illustrates how the…